From Panic to Joy: Finding Out You’re Pregnant

Finding out you’re pregnant can trigger a rollercoaster of emotions in a short period of time. One mom details the first sixty seconds in her head after finding out she was pregnant with baby number two. Was your reaction similar?

Heather Neal described her experience as bouncing back and forth between panic and joy when she first found out. She had a number of panicked thoughts, including “What were we thinking?” “What if the two kids share a birthday?” “Why did we wait so long?” Over the course of the first minute, Neal says she transitioned gradually toward more excitement. She became excited over thoughts of feeling the first kicks and reminded herself that her family wanted this and she’s done it before.

Read the full article here: A Minute in My Head After Finding Out I Was Pregnant

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